Family Resources

At Best Friends, our families are our strength.  We are proud to include services to families as a part of our programs.  Please check this page often for educational opportunities, fun community events for your family, resources to help during times of need and ways to enjoy every stage of life with your kids. Is there something you need that’s not addressed here?  Our program managers might be able to help.  Please let us know if there’s a resource not listed by contacting us!   

 

 

Fun Activities

WI TIMBER RATTLERS GAME  - BEST FRIENDS ACTIVITY

Wednesday, August 21st 7pm

$5/person (Matches and Families with children in the Best Friends program are welcome!)

Take me out to the ball game….  Come on out and enjoy an evening of baseball at the WI Timber Rattlers game. Wednesday nights are  “Bang for your Buck,” nights so they will have $1 hot-dogs & $1 soda. We will have a bus leaving the Best Friends parking lot at 5:45 PM to take us there so if you plan to take the bus, let us know.  Also, one fan will get 2 charter airfare tickets courtesy of AAA and Funjet vacations.  Please call 920.729.5600 X 4 to reserve a spot by Monday, August 5.   

SCHEELS WALKING CLUB- FREE

Wednesday, August 7; 6:30PM

Sunset Point Park, Sunset Beach Swimming Facility, 1010 Fulcer Ave., Kimberly

Family friendly walks between 3-5 miles.  No registration required….just show up!  Weather related cancellations will be posted on the Appleton Scheels Facebook page. 

All dogs must be on an 8’ leash or shorter.

BRENNARD AIRPORT ANNUAL FLY-IN

Saturday, August 17  9AM-3PM

Admission and parking are free

Brennand Airport, 3282 Breezewood Lane, Neenah WI 54956

Brennand Airport (79C) is located 3/4 mile west of Highway 76 on Breezewood Lane, approximately 4 miles west of Neenah.  A day of flying, education, food, and exploration of the exciting world of personal aviation. This event is open to the public and will have lots of family fun! Chapter Members will be showing off their airplanes and hangers. We will have food and beverages for sale, as well as raffle prizes.

CRAFTING EXTRAVAGANZA- FREE

Thursday, August 22 10AM-3PM. No registration necessary.

Menasha Library, 440 1st St., Menasha

Craft time for all ages! (Children under 8 should be accompanied by a caregiver) It is an opportunity to get creative using materials and technology available at the library. Want to use the Cricut? Learn about the online resource Creative Bug? Enhance or repurpose special wood, beads and other free items. Stop by the first floor by the teen area to enjoy crafting and sharing with others at your leisure.

NEENAH-MENASHA YMCA BLOCK PARTY- FREE

Tuesday, August 27 4-6:30 PM

Neenah-Menasha YMCA, 110 W North Water St., Neenah

No registration required

Enjoy a variety of activities for the whole family including: Food trucks, story time, safety demonstrations, mini farmers market, gardening tips, inflatables, an obstacle course, everyone gets a free book!


Trainings/Workshops